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Find the cure for the winter blues at Curiosity Carnival

Jan 18, 2018 09:50AM

Great Lakes Science Center has a new event to lighten up the winter doldrums, just in time to make it through the last stretch of ice and snow in February! 

Join them over the three-day Presidents Day weekend for a Curiosity Carnival on Saturday, February 17 through Monday, February 19. Guests of all ages will enjoy hands-on activities, amazing science demonstrations and all of the Science Center's interactive exhibits.

Gather your team together for a Boat Float Engineering Challenge! Use a variety of materials to design and engineer your own wind-powered boat and then test its buoyancy and let it sail down the course. Race your boat against one built by your family or friends, or try to beat your own time!

Ignite your curiosity while exploring stunning science experiments during the Strange Science Big Science Show, learn about the mysteries of matter during the Magic of Matter Demonstration, check out a water workshop sponsored by the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District or explore the chemistry of color in a BASF Kids' Lab.

Learn about Newton's laws of motion during a Magnificent Motion activity and see if you can trick your brain into seeing something that's not there with Incredible Illusions.

Presidents Day weekend is also the last chance to experience All Aboard! The Science of Trains before it ends February 19. This latest temporary exhibition developed by the Science Center allows rail fans of all ages to get a closer look at the world of the railroads from locomotives to cabooses, through hands-on exhibits and the rail history of Cleveland. There are scale models, a creative play toddler area and ridable train sponsored by Dominion Energy. All Aboard and the train ride are included with general admission.


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    02/22/2018
    04:15PM — 05:00PM

    Re-create night sky constellations using beads and pipe cleaners. For grades 1–3. Registration ...


  • Fish Fry

    02/23/2018
    05:00PM — 07:30PM

    The 19th annual St. Gabriel Parish Friday Fish Fry will continue through March 23 in the school M...


  • “Winnie-the-Pooh”

    02/23/2018
    07:30PM

    The Fine Arts Association’s Yarnell Youth Theatre Company presents “Winnie-the-Pooh” in the Corni...


  • 14th Annual Summer Camp Convention

    02/24/2018
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    The Summer Camp Convention is for parents, students and educators who are seeking a summer camp e...


  • 14th Annual Summer Camp Convention

    02/24/2018
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    The Summer Camp Convention is for parents, students and educators who are seeking a summer camp e...


  • STEM Play

    02/24/2018
    01:30PM — 03:00PM

    Try the library's fun STEM games and toys, including Snap Circuits, a marble run, Laser Maze, Sus...


  • “Winnie-the-Pooh”

    02/24/2018
    02:00PM

    The Fine Arts Association’s Yarnell Youth Theatre Company presents “Winnie-the-Pooh” in the Corni...


  • “Winnie-the-Pooh”

    02/24/2018
    02:00PM

    The Fine Arts Association’s Yarnell Youth Theatre Company presents “Winnie-the-Pooh” in the Corni...


  • Sensory Friendly Day

    02/25/2018
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is excited to welcome those on the autism spectrum and th...


  • “Winnie-the-Pooh”

    02/25/2018
    02:00PM

    The Fine Arts Association’s Yarnell Youth Theatre Company presents “Winnie-the-Pooh” in the Corni...


  • Yoga for Tweens

    02/26/2018
    03:00PM — 03:30PM

    Yoga is a lifelong learning activity that children can use to help them focus their energy, reduc...


  • Teen Yoga

    02/26/2018
    06:00PM — 07:00PM

    This yoga class will help teens relax and learn how to better handle stress.


  • Coding Club for Kids

    02/26/2018
    07:00PM — 08:30PM

    Kids in grades 1–5, bring your favorite adult for a fun hour of puzzles and games designed to tea...


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  • STEAM KIDS: Fuzzy Constellations

    02/22/2018
    04:15PM — 05:00PM

    Re-create night sky constellations using beads and pipe cleaners. For grades 1–3. Registration ...


  • Fish Fry

    02/23/2018
    05:00PM — 07:30PM

    The 19th annual St. Gabriel Parish Friday Fish Fry will continue through March 23 in the school M...


  • “Winnie-the-Pooh”

    02/23/2018
    07:30PM

    The Fine Arts Association’s Yarnell Youth Theatre Company presents “Winnie-the-Pooh” in the Corni...


  • 14th Annual Summer Camp Convention

    02/24/2018
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    The Summer Camp Convention is for parents, students and educators who are seeking a summer camp e...


  • 14th Annual Summer Camp Convention

    02/24/2018
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    The Summer Camp Convention is for parents, students and educators who are seeking a summer camp e...


  • STEM Play

    02/24/2018
    01:30PM — 03:00PM

    Try the library's fun STEM games and toys, including Snap Circuits, a marble run, Laser Maze, Sus...


  • “Winnie-the-Pooh”

    02/24/2018
    02:00PM

    The Fine Arts Association’s Yarnell Youth Theatre Company presents “Winnie-the-Pooh” in the Corni...


  • “Winnie-the-Pooh”

    02/24/2018
    02:00PM

    The Fine Arts Association’s Yarnell Youth Theatre Company presents “Winnie-the-Pooh” in the Corni...


  • Sensory Friendly Day

    02/25/2018
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is excited to welcome those on the autism spectrum and th...


  • “Winnie-the-Pooh”

    02/25/2018
    02:00PM

    The Fine Arts Association’s Yarnell Youth Theatre Company presents “Winnie-the-Pooh” in the Corni...


  • Yoga for Tweens

    02/26/2018
    03:00PM — 03:30PM

    Yoga is a lifelong learning activity that children can use to help them focus their energy, reduc...


  • Teen Yoga

    02/26/2018
    06:00PM — 07:00PM

    This yoga class will help teens relax and learn how to better handle stress.


  • Coding Club for Kids

    02/26/2018
    07:00PM — 08:30PM

    Kids in grades 1–5, bring your favorite adult for a fun hour of puzzles and games designed to tea...


  • Fish Fry

    03/02/2018
    05:00PM — 07:30PM

    The 19th annual St. Gabriel Parish Friday Fish Fry will continue through March 23 in the school M...


  • “Winnie-the-Pooh”

    03/02/2018
    07:30PM

    The Fine Arts Association’s Yarnell Youth Theatre Company presents “Winnie-the-Pooh” in the Corni...


  • Maple Sugaring Weekends

    03/03/2018
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    Ever wonder how pure maple syrup is produced? Discover through hands-on demonstrations and crafts...


  • Third Annual Community Carnival

    03/03/2018
    11:00AM — 02:00PM

    In celebration of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, the Geauga County Board of Developm...


  • Make a Bluebird House Workshop

    03/03/2018
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    As early as March, bluebirds begin searching for a place to nest. They will readily accept manmad...


  • “Winnie-the-Pooh”

    03/03/2018
    02:00PM

    The Fine Arts Association’s Yarnell Youth Theatre Company presents “Winnie-the-Pooh” in the Corni...


  • Guitar Workshop

    03/03/2018
    02:00PM — 03:00PM

    Learn the basics of playing the guitar with this hands-on program offered by Roots of American Mu...


  • Healthy Kids Day

    03/03/2018
    03:00PM — 05:00PM

    Children and their families are invited to join the Lake County YMCA, YMCA of Greater Cleveland, ...


  • Maple Sugaring Weekends

    03/04/2018
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    Ever wonder how pure maple syrup is produced? Discover through hands-on demonstrations and crafts...


  • “Winnie-the-Pooh”

    03/04/2018
    02:00PM

    The Fine Arts Association’s Yarnell Youth Theatre Company presents “Winnie-the-Pooh” in the Corni...


  • Ladies Night Out at Wildwood Cultural Center

    03/08/2018
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    It’s time to grab your girlfriends for something fun! This monthly date night will allow you to r...


  • Fish Fry

    03/09/2018
    05:00PM — 07:30PM

    The 19th annual St. Gabriel Parish Friday Fish Fry will continue through March 23 in the school M...


  • Maple Sugaring Weekends

    03/10/2018
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    Ever wonder how pure maple syrup is produced? Discover through hands-on demonstrations and crafts...


  • Maple Sugaring Weekends

    03/11/2018
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    Ever wonder how pure maple syrup is produced? Discover through hands-on demonstrations and crafts...


  • Strike It Big!

    03/11/2018
    11:00AM — 03:00PM

    Milestones Autism Resources, a local autism organization dedicated to improving the lives of indi...